Popular Culture

The 10 Cent War: Comic Books, Propaganda, and World War II

Accidental Ambassador Gordo: The Comic Strip Art of Gus Arriola

Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Ain't That a Knee-Slapper: Rural Comedy in the Twentieth Century

Air Ball: American Education's Failed Experiment with Elite Athletics

Alan Moore: Conversations

Alice Faye: A Life Beyond the Silver Screen

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

American Singers: Twenty-seven Portraits in Song

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

Anything Can Happen in a Comic Strip: Centennial Reflections on an American Art Form

Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium

The Art of the Comic Book: An Aesthetic History

The Art of the Funnies: An Aesthetic History

Art Spiegelman: Conversations

Asian Comics

Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

Batboys and the World of Baseball

The Beatles: Image and the Media

Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture

Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

The Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation

Black Diva Of The Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

Black Velvet Art

Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

The British Superhero

Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Carl Barks and the Disney Comic Book: Unmasking the Myth of Modernity

Carole Landis: A Most Beautiful Girl

Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz

Chester Brown: Conversations

China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Chris Ware: Conversations

Civil War Humor

Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Comic Book Culture: Fanboys and True Believers

The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar

Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Comics And Narration

Comics and the U.S. South

Comics Art in China

Comics as Culture

Comics as Philosophy

The Comics of Charles Schulz: The Good Grief of Modern Life

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking

The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are not so Clear

The Comics Of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

A Comics Studies Reader

The Comics

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Conversations with Maurice Sendak

Conversations with Steve Martin

Cool Cars, High Art: The Rise of Kustom Kulture

The Courting of Marcus Dupree

Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an unlikely couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and transformed children's Literature

Dan Duryea: Heel with a Heart

Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture in the 1920s and 1930s

Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Daniel Clowes: Conversations

Dark Laughter: The Satiric Art of Oliver W. Harrington

Dave Sim: Conversations

Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Dixie Before Disney: 100 Years of Roadside Fun

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Ed Brubaker: Conversations

Elvis and Gladys

The Enchanted Quest of Dana and Ginger Lamb

Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer

Faulkner and Film

Faulkner and Popular Culture

Film and Comic Books

Flight Risk: Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy

Forever Mame: The Life of Rosalind Russell

Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Garry Trudeau: Doonesbury and the Aesthetics of Satire

George A. Romero: Interviews

Ghost Hunters of the South

A Girl's Got To Breathe: The Life of Teresa Wright

Global Pop, Local Language

Godfather of the Music Business: Morris Levy

Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics

Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby

Hank Williams, So Lonesome

Happy Clouds, Happy Trees: The Bob Ross Phenomenon

Harvey Pekar: Conversations

A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign

He Stopped Loving Her Today: George Jones, Billy Sherrill, and the PrettyMuch Totally True Story of the Making of the Greatest Country Record of All Time

Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film, Updated Edition

Hi There, Boys and Girls! America's Local Children's TV Programs

History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Hollywood Unknowns: A History of Extras, Bit Players, and Stand-Ins

Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Horror Film: Creating and Marketing Fear

Howard Chaykin: Conversations

Inside Peyton Place: The Life of Grace Metalious

Inside the Whimsy Works: My Life with Walt Disney Productions

Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Interviews with Dwight MacDonald

I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone

Jim Shooter: Conversations

The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Joss Whedon: Conversations

Kewpies and Beyond: The World of Rose O'Neill

Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Ladies First: Women in Music Videos

Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community

The Land of the Smokies: Great Mountain Memories

The Language of Comics: Word and Image

Last Man Standing: Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy

The Life of Dick Haymes: No More Little White Lies

Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children's Literature

Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation

Li'l Abner: A Study in American Satire

A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who's Who of Cartoon Voice Actors

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don't They Do It Like They Used To?

Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydeco: Readings in Louisiana Culture

Mario Lanza: Singing to the Gods

Martin Scorsese: Interviews, Revised and Updated

Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face Before

Medievalist Comics and the American Century

A Mickey Mouse Reader

Milton Caniff: Conversations

Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II

More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Mothers in Children's and Young Adult Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism

Mouse Tracks: The Story of Walt Disney Records

Muffler Men

Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Mystery Fiction and Modern Life

New York Voices: Fourteen Portraits

On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder

On the Graphic Novel

Openness of Comics: Generating Meaning within Flexible Structures

The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Outsider Art: Visionary Worlds and Trauma

Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Paul Verhoeven: Interviews

Pearl Harbor Jazz: Change in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

Peter Bagge: Conversations

Peter Kuper: Conversations

Pioneering Cartoonists of Color

Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats along the Way: The Paintings of John Baeder

The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle

Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Punk and Neo-Tribal Body Art

R. Crumb: Conversations

Race and Sport: The Struggle for Equality on and off the Field

Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

A Real American Character: The Life of Walter Brennan

Real Football: Conversations on America's Game

Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947

Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Rodolphe Töpffer: The Complete Comic Strips

The Screen Is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

Seth: Conversations

Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines

She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell

Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb

Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change

Sports: The All-American Addiction

Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Step Right Up

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology

The Superhero Reader

The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated

The System of Comics

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Tallulah: My Autobiography

A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies

Three Years in Wonderland: The Disney Brothers, C. V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park

Toons in Toyland : The Story of Cartoon Character Merchandise

Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Van Johnson: MGM's Golden Boy

Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation

¡Viva la historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Walt before Mickey: Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928

Walt Disney: Conversations

War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Whose Improv Is It Anyway? Beyond Second City

Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art Of Winsor McCay

Will Eisner: Conversations

Winnie Lightner: Tomboy of the Talkies

With Signs Following: Photographs from the Southern Religious Roadside

Woke Me Up This Morning: Black Gospel Singers and the Gospel Life

The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Woody Allen: Interviews

Words into Images: Screenwriters on the Studio System

Working with Disney: Interviews with Animators, Producers, and Artists

Working with Walt: Interviews with Disney Artists

The Writing Dead: Talking Terror with TV's Top Horror Writers

A Year in Mississippi

Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Zachary Scott: Hollywood's Sophisticated Cad

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Guest Blog: John and Zachary Hilpert, authors of the forthcoming book, Campaigns and Hurricanes

This weekend, Mississippi celebrated its bicentennial with the grand opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. At the invitation of Governor Phil Bryant, President Donald Trump attended the opening ceremony, becoming the fourteenth president to visit the state while in office. Father and son John and Zachary Hilpert are authors of the forthcoming

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